Nov 14, 2012 5:30pm PST
to make it in america? >> yes, that was my goal from day one. >> reporter: dan brown invented the bionic wrench. what he thought was a genius solution to that problem we've all had -- stripped bolts. >> pliers and adjustable wrenches can strip the corners. but that won't stop the bionic. >> reporter: his invention grabs onto the bolt from six sides at once. >> the bionic wrench engages all six flat sides of the bolt with symmetrical pressure. >> reporter: this time last year, this factory was buzzing. >> sears had us stocked in all the stores. >> reporter: the holiday ads were on tv. and sears was their biggest seller. >> for only $19.99 at sears. >> reporter: dan said sears was so into his invention, they asked him not to sell at some of their biggest competitors. like home depot or lowe's. >> yes. >> reporter: so you said that's a deal. >> yes. >> reporter: dan says they sold more than 200,000 wrenches with sears last christmas. they kept doing business this year. then suddenly, he says, no deal for this christmas. they've had to lay off 30 workers. did you wonder what was going on? >>
Nov 10, 2012 11:00am PST
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Nov 14, 2012 3:00am PST
that there's no answer to. brian, thanks very much. >> all right, guys. >>> up next, senator scott brown weighs in on his election loss, the future of his party and what may be next for himself. ♪ [ male announcer ] it's that time of year again. medicare open enrollment. time to compare plans and costs. you don't have to make changes. but it never hurts to see if you can find better coverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care law. ♪ open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare. so now's the time. try running four.ning a restaurant is hard, fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office supply stores. rewards we put right back into our business. this is the only thing we've ever wanted to do and ink helps us do it. make your mark with ink from chase. >>> you need to be a larger party, i'm a pro-choice republican. it's a vanishing breed. you know that now. you lost joe lieberman, richard lugar, kent conned>>rad, olympi
Nov 10, 2012 9:00am PST
're fired" with an article on the lakers dismissal of second year coach mike brown. in this week's office politics, the "washington post's" pulitzer prize winning column eugene robinson. we talked about the election night speeches and how president can better reach across the aisle in his second term. i talked to him about his election takeaway. >> the big takeaway from me, this is the america of today. the voters who really turned out and turned out enthusiastically, the electorate was a different electorate from that which the republicans expected. it was the electorate of the new america. more minorities, especially more latinos. women came out. we knew women would come out in large numbers but came out apparently in of issues that the romney campaign frankly didn't quite get. the obama campaign team understood what the electorate would look like, and the romney team did not. >> it is a divided country ideal logically. there are divisions that are still going to have to be healed. 55 million or so people voted for president obama, 53 million and change voted against him. right? so thos
Nov 13, 2012 3:00am PST
some of his most trusted advisers in the second term? also the editor of "newsweek" tina brown is here. watching "morning joe" brewed by starbucks. [ male announcer ] when a major hospital wanted to provide better employee benefits while balancing the company's bottom line, their very first word was... [ to the tune of "lullaby and good night" ] ♪ af-lac ♪ aflac [ male announcer ] find out more at... [ duck ] aflac! [ male announcer ] ...forbusiness.com. [ yawning sound ] gives you a low national plan premium... so you can focus on what really matters. call humana at 1-800-808-4003. >>> the first tax rates expire on december 31st. rates are going up for everyone if nothing happens. if you think republicans can win a showdown on preserving all the tax rates against a president who was just elected on raising rates on billionaires, well, good luck. i prefer this as a policy outcome, i don't think it's winnable. i think at the end, republicans will cave. what were the four fastest years of economic growth? '83 to '86, what were the top marginal tax rates? 50%. obviously 39% by itself
Nov 11, 2012 3:00pm PST
scott brown lose in massachusetts? why did we lose the north dakota senate seat? because of the tea party? if it weren't for the tea party folks and energy they brought to the fore, republicans would be in a disaster now. it doesn't mean they don't have to nominate great people. bill is right. but tea party, how many times do they get blamed for moderate losing seats? c'mon. >> chris: thank you, panel. see you next week. check out panel plus where the group will pick up with the discussion on the website. foxnewssunday.com. we will post the video before noon eastern time. follow us on twitter. @foxnewssunday. up next, followup to last week's show. [ female announcer ] the humana walmart-preferred rx plan p-d-p gives you a low national plan premium... so you can focus on what really matters. call humana at 1-800-808-4003. >>. >> chris: before we go a follow-up to our interview last week with david axelrod. we asked him about a bet he made offering to shave his mustache if the president lost pennsylvania on election night. >> how secure are you on the must tasm? >> i guarantee the mus
Nov 12, 2012 1:00pm PST
. that black and brown people are a substantial part of not just our economy, but also the political discourse. sure, there are going to be people who are not going to like that who are going to don't to pretend it doesn't happen. >> amen, miss finney. thanks to steve, karen and perry. coming up on "hardball," chris matthews digs into the gop's alternate universe. that's just ahead at 5:00. >>> up next, we try to make dollars and cents out of military spending. stay with us. into their work, their name on the door, people who are not going to like dollars and cents out of small business saturday is a day to show our support. a day to shop at stores owned by our friends and neighbors. and do our part for the businesses that do so much for us. on november 24th, let's get out and shop small. constipated? yeah. mm. some laxatives like dulcolax can cause cramps. but phillips' caplets don't. they have magnesium. for effective relief of occasional constipation. thanks. [ phillips' lady ] live the regular life. phillips'. people who are not going to like dollars and cents out of [ male announcer ] it'
Nov 10, 2012 3:00am PST
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